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Services for Businesses and Organizations in Emeryville

The City of Emeryville contracts with Waste Management of Alameda County for garbage, recyclables and organics (food scraps, food-soiled paper and yard trimmings) collection services.

Weekly pickup of recyclables and organics is provided to multi-family properties at no extra charge.

Weekly pick-up of 264 gallons of recyclables and organics (200 gallons = 1 yard) is provided at no extra charge to commercial customers with two (2) cubic yards of garbage per week or less. Customers may elect any combination of containers for this free service.

Commercial accounts with more than two (2) cubic yards of weekly trash service receive a 50% discount for recycling and composting service.

Waste Management provides free onsite waste and recycling assessments upon request.

For free indoor containers, printed posters, and decals, contact Marcy Greenhut at the City of Emeryville at or (510) 596-3795.

Service Provider Information:
Waste Management of Alameda County
Phone: (510) 613-8710

City Information:
City of Emeryville

Mandatory Recycling Ordinance

The Alameda County Waste Management Authority Mandatory Recycling Ordinance prohibits the disposal of certain readily recyclable materials. It requires businesses and multi-family properties with five or more units to provide on-site recycling to handle the amount of recyclable materials produced at those locations. Visit the Recycling Rules Alameda County website for more information about the Alameda County Mandatory Recycling Ordinance.

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